Organizers for London's 2012 Olympics Games say Libya has been given hundreds of tickets to the events.
China hopes an approaching UN meeting about Libya can prompt international actors to reach an immediate cease-fire and solve the crisis.
Pakistan wants to be a full-fledged member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).
A heavy rain which lasted three hours caused several streets to flood in parts of Cancun, Mexico.
The IMF board shortlisted French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde and Mexican central bank chief Agustin Carstens for the IMF top job.
The World Economic Forum on East Asia was officially opened in Jakarta on Sunday by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
A shallow quake with a magnitude of 6.9 jolted eastern parts of Indonesia on Monday evening, but there were no initial reports of damages.
At least one person were killed and five others injured as a suicide bomber struck a private bank in Pakistan's capital Islamabad.
Nearly three dozen Taliban militants laid down arms and joined the government- initiated peace process in northern Afghan province.
The NATO alliance is facing an identity crisis as its members grapple with how much its long and often-unpopular mission in Afghanistan.
The Yemeni security authorities arrested several people suspected of being behind assassination attack against Ali Abdullah Saleh.
Lebanon's Prime Minister Najib Mikati announced on Monday a long-delayed new government dominated by allies of Iranian-backed Hezbollah.